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How to start Tgif on remote login terminal

How to start Tgif on remote login terminal

[Data analysis servers(anam* and anah*)]

When you start "Tgif", a drawing tool, on analysis servers remotely
logged in from your terminal PC, it may fail to start with following message.

Error messages:
   Fatal Error in OpenFont(): Cannot open the Default(Msg)Font
   Tgif aborted.

In this case, trying to following either procedure may solve this problem.

 A. Install 75dpi ISO-8859-1 fonts to your terminal PC.


 B. If your Linux distribution of terminal PC is Ubuntu 11.x or 12.x, 
    following procedure 
  1. Edit ~/.Xresources and remove comment out of lines in tgif section 
     as follows. 
     If file ".Xresources" is not in your home directory,
     copy /etc/X11/ja_JP.eucJP/app-defaults/Tgif to ~/.Xresources.
       % cp /etc/X11/ja_JP.eucJP/app-defaults/Tgif  ~/.Xresources
    ! To get around font problems... If all you have are
    ! -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-* fonts, you can set
    ! Tgif.HasAlternateDefaultFonts to "true" and use the following.
    ! This will all fonts with the -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-* fonts.
    ! (You should probably set Tgif.DefFixedWidthFont and
    ! Tgif.DefFixedWidthRulerFont.)
    Tgif.HasAlternateDefaultFonts: true
    Tgif.Times-Roman: -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Times-Bold: -*-fixed-bold-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Times-Italic: -*-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Times-BoldItalic: -*-fixed-bold-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Courier: -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Courier-Bold: -*-fixed-bold-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Courier-Oblique: -*-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Courier-BoldOblique: -*-fixed-bold-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Helvetica: -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Helvetica-Bold: -*-fixed-bold-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.Helvetica-Oblique: -*-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Helvetica-BoldOblique: -*-fixed-bold-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.NewCenturySchlbk-Roman: -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.NewCenturySchlbk-Bold: -*-fixed-bold-r-normal--%d-*
    Tgif.NewCenturySchlbk-Italic: -*-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.NewCenturySchlbk-BoldItalic: -*-fixed-bold-r-semicondensed--%d-*
    Tgif.Symbol: -*-fixed-medium-r-normal--%d-* 
  2. Execute xrdb like as 
      % xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources 
  3. Re-login analysis servers from your terminal PC and start Tgif.